Blackwell Encyclopedias in Social Sciences: The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization

Editor/Author Ritzer, George
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $1130.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $1695.00
ISBN: 978-1-4051-8824-1
Category: Social Sciences
Image Count: 21
Book Status: Available

This Encyclopedia contains over 600 entries on the essential topics of Globalization and is the definitive reference resource for students, researchers and academics in the field. Offers clear and concise explanations of the key concepts of Globalization. Includes entries on concepts derived from across the social sciences, from sociology and anthropology to political science, economics, and human geography. Looks at the founding theories as well as the realities of globalization today. Covers the essential topics in the study of globalization, including agency-structure, Americanization, anti-globalization, Bretton Woods; coca-colonization, Empire; Euro crisis, ethnic cleansing, exploitation, feminization of poverty, genocide, global warming, nation-state, neo-liberalism, oil, post-globalization, Qaedaism, rape, sex work, sport, terror, Transnational Corporations, Twitter Revolution, water crisis, Web 2.0, Wikileaks, World Social Forum and, Zapatistas. Includes a number of key documents listed as entries such as the Kyoto Protocol and The Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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